From that page we manually extract the hash
000000000019d6689c085ae165831e934ff763ae46a2a6c172b3f1b60a8ce26fand then: and that does contain the famous genesis block string: The JSON clarifies that the data is encoded in the
scriptfield of the transaction
E(0x45 in ASCII) in
EThe Timesis just extra noise required by the script, we can break things up as: where:
04ffff001d0104part just doesn't show up on the terminal because it is not made of any printable characters.
TODO what is actual the meaning of the
outputof the transaction has a jumbled script, likely just a regular output to get things going, can't be arbitrary like input.
The message proves a minimal starting date for the first mine.
And it hints that one of Bitcoin's motivation was the financial crisis of 2007-2008, where banks were given bailouts by the government to not go under, which many people opposed as the crisis was their own fault in the first place.